NAJA News

Indian Country Today introduces tribal media fellowships

Indian Country Today introduces tribal media fellowships
ICT has a new fellowship for journalists to join the staff from 1-3 months. ICT is looking for editors, reporters and producers who now work for tribal media.

NAJA RED Press Initiative aims to measure health of free press in Indian Country

NAJA RED Press Initiative aims to measure health of free press in Indian Country
The Native American Journalists Association is surveying membership and media outlets on freedom of the press through Aug. 17

NAJA elects three new board members and selects 2018-2019 executive committee

The Native American Journalists Association elects Ahtone as newest board member; re-elects Lenzy Krehbiel-Burton as secretary and Pollard to third term as president

NAJA announces candidates for 2018 Board Election

The Native American Journalists Association launches online voting July 9-20 for the 2018 NAJA Board of Directors election; Four candidates file for three 3-year board terms

NAJA selects Mark Trahant as 2018 NAJA Richard LaCourse Award recipient

NAJA selects Mark Trahant as 2018 NAJA Richard LaCourse Award recipient
The Native American Journalists Association will present the award at 2018 National Native Media Conference in Miami.

NAJA selects Mary Annette Pember as 2018 NAJA-Medill Milestone Achievement Award recipient

NAJA selects Mary Annette Pember as 2018 NAJA-Medill Milestone Achievement Award recipient
The Native American Journalists Association and Medill School of Journalism will present the $5,000 award at the 2018 National Native Media Conference in Miami.

NAJA announces 2018 Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship recipients

NAJA announces 2018 Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship recipients
NAJA awards $50,000 in total scholarships to five Native American journalism students in 2018

Registration for the 2018 National Native Media Conference open through June 30

Register for the 2018 National Native Media Conference July 18-21 in Miami with discounted member rate through June 30.

NAJA extends 2018 National Native Media Award entry deadline through April 30

Contest entries will be accepted through April 30, 2018.

NAJA calls for 2018 board candidacy declarations through June 1, 2018

Share skills and boost your resume: Run for the NAJA Board of Directors Support and learn about the business of a non-profit organization passionate for Native American media.

NAJA announces 2018 NAJF class

Native American Journalists Association selects 10 Native American Journalism Fellows

NAJA calls for 2018 National Native Media Award entries

NAJA calls for 2018 National Native Media Award entries
The Native American Journalists Association will recognize members with awards for excellence in covering Indian Country during the 2018 National Native Media Conference in Miami, Florida July 18-22.

UNITY: Journalists for Diversity to dissolve in 2018

The board of UNITY: Journalists for Diversity has decided to begin the process of dissolving as an organization.The vote to take such action was unanimous.

National Day of Racial Healing set for Jan. 16

Hundreds of events and activities planned by individuals, organizations, businesses, government, faith-based institutions and communities

Empower Indigenous media with your tax-deductible donation to NAJA on #GivingTues

Empower Indigenous media with your tax-deductible donation to NAJA on #GivingTues
#GivingTuesday is a day of giving highlighting charitable organizations’ missions and the important work they do in global communities.

NAJA denounces White House’s use of “Pocahontas” as slur

NAJA denounces White House’s use of “Pocahontas” as slur
The Native American Journalists Association joins the National Congress of American Indians in condemning Trump’s use of “Pocahontas” as slur

NAJA releases Responsible Reporting Guide for November-Related coverage

NAJA releases Responsible Reporting Guide for November-Related coverage
Native American Heritage Day is Nov. 24, 2017

NAJA announces Miami as conference co-location site with NAHJ July 18-22, 2018

NAJA announces Miami as conference co-location site with NAHJ July 18-22, 2018
The Native American Journalists Association, in association with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, will co-locate annual conferences at the InterContinental Miami July 18-22, 2018; Call for program proposals open through Dec. 8